It Was Only A Matter Of Time

…before our civilian hardware/tech got to be as good in some respects or maybe even better than some of the military tech. Or at least good enough to be considered useful by the military. Certainly, the advent of hand-held (or dash-mounted) GPS units for a couple of hundred dollars presaged this moment. But I didn’t think I’d see this so fast. Via TUAW, the story of one of the US...

Chinese iPhone Worker Dead

There are two kinds of people in this country, the doomed and the screwheads. Bill Murray as Hunter S. Thompson, Where The Buffalo Roam, 1980. Hey, didja hear the one about the Chinese iPhone worker who committed suicide after an iPhone prototype in his possession went missing? sounds like a bad joke doesn't it? I wish it were, but sadly, it is all-too-real: According to Chinese media,...